Adding Alternative Investments to a Stock/Bond Portfolio

Posted on February 29, 2012 | AAII Journal

The risks of a traditional 60% stocks/40% bonds portfolio can be lowered by adding real estate, commodities and hedge-fund strategies.

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CI Download of the Week

Posted on February 29, 2012 | Computerized Investing

Fund Manager 11.8

Fund Manager helps investors monitor and analyze their stocks, mutual funds and other investments with graphs and reports. Fund Manager includes features such as price and transaction importing as well as single-button price updates from the Internet.

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The March 2012 issue of the AAII Journal is now available on-line

Posted on February 29, 2012 | AAII Journal

The Top Funds Over Five Years: Bond Funds Take the Lead

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Upcoming Chapter Meeting: AAII New York City

Posted on February 29, 2012 | Local Chapters

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Topic: Value Investing Makes Sense and Works
Speaker: Jean-Marie Eveillard, Senior Adviser, First Eagle Investment Management

Jean-Marie Eveillard will cover the reasons why value investing makes sense, specifically exploring how the approaches of Benjamin Graham and Warren Buffett have worked over time. He will provide a deeper look into what the bottom-up investing approach is and how it worked so well up until 2008. He will explain what happened that year and his view on the current environment and what it means for the value investor going forward.

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CI Sitelight and Reader Survey

Posted on February 28, 2012 | Computerized Investing

TradingView – TradingView is an online technical analysis and charting website that allows users to learn and share trading ideas.

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This Week’s Question

Have you dropped your land line telephone service in favor of Voice over IP (VoIP) (Vonage, Skype, etc.)?
A) Yes
B) No

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AAII Weekly Features 2/28/2012

Posted on February 28, 2012 | Weekly Features

This week’s AAII Weekly Features has been updated.

View this week’s “Top AAII Articles” , “Featured Stock Screen ” and “Member Question”.

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Managing Your Portfolio in Difficult Markets

Posted on February 28, 2012 | AAII Journal

Strategies to keep you focused on the long term in the face of tough market conditions.

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Putting the Numbers to Work: The Magic of Ratios

Posted on February 28, 2012 | Classroom

Financial ratio analysis relies on financial statements to study the past and develop a feel for a company’s attractiveness measured through factors such as its competitive position, financial strength, and profitability. We have selected some widely used ratios of interest to investors. The financial data used to illustrate the ratios is taken from a sample…

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iBank Mobile for iOS

Posted on February 27, 2012 | Computerized Investing

Keep track of your day-to-day spending and account balances on your iOS device.

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Bollinger Bands

Posted on February 26, 2012 | Computerized Investing

Gauging the volatility in a security by constructing standard deviation bands above and below a simple moving average.

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